Lawmakers to Debate Over Minimum Wage Again

Despite resounding voter support last year to increase the minimum wage, Nebraska lawmakers could find themselves debating the issue yet again. A legislative committee on Monday will review two ne... Read More

Nebraskans Filling Tax Returns Have a Chance to Contribute to Wildlife

Nebraskans filing their tax returns again have the chance to contribute to a wildlife and habitat conservation fund. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says the optional donation appears on Line 42 of the state's 2014 income tax forms. Kristal... Read More

Dave Domina to Present Update on Water Law Issues & Syngenta Corn Litigation

Holdrege, NE – Dave Domina and Brian Jorde, agricultural lawyers representing farmers and ranchers across Nebraska, will host a series of free informational meetingsproviding updates on issues critical to agricultural producers and our state’s ec... Read More

Game & Parks to begin collaring mountain lions

LINCOLN – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission field staff have begun efforts to capture and collar mountain lions. This effort is the beginning of a four-year research project. Game and Parks plans to place GPS tracking collars on seven to 15 ... Read More

Whippets Win SWC Title

The Minden Whippets won the Southwest Conference Tournament for the fifth time in the last 6 years as they defeated Ainsworth 60-50 on Saturday. Minden took an early 20-9 lead into the second quarter lead by Taylor Kissinger who scored 15 points in t... Read More

Governor Proposes Linking School Funding To Performance

ASSOCIATED PRESS - Gov. Sam Brownback has said he wants to tie school funding to student performance. Brownback discussed the concept Friday while speaking to the Agri-Business Council of Wichita. Brownback said earlier this month that he wanted t... Read More

NHL Scores

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Saturday's Scores Final OT Montreal 1 Washington 0 Final Detroit 4 N-Y Islanders 1 Final Ottawa 7 Arizona 2 Final N-Y Rangers 4 Carolina 1 Final Dallas 5 Winnipeg 2 Final New Jersey 3 Florida 1 Final Boston 3 Los An... Read More

NBA Scores and Schedule

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Saturday's Scores Final Dallas 108 Orlando 93 Final Sacramento 99 Indiana 94 Final OT Toronto 120 Washington 116 Final Detroit 114 Houston 101 Final Atlanta 91 Philadelphia 85 Final Cleveland 106 Minnesota 9... Read More

New Nebraska corrections director to get pay bump

Nebraska's new corrections director will get a pay bump over his predecessors for a job likely to require major prison reforms. The governor's office released salaries Friday for its new hires. Scott Frakes will earn $180,000 a year as corrections d... Read More

2015 National Bison Association Jr. Judging Contest Winners Announced

NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW, DENVER, COLO.-Bison judging contestants vied Jan. 21, for $4,600 in individual scholarships and team trophies at the National Bison Association's (NBA) Seventh Annual Junior Judging Contest.  Taking top honors and a $1... Read More

Nebraska lawmakers to vote Monday on marriage fee proposal

A proposal to raise the fee for marriage licenses in Nebraska is headed to a first-round vote in the Legislature next week. Lawmakers ended their debate on the bill Friday before reaching a vote. Speaker of the Legislature Galen Hadley says they'l... Read More